View of the dead Sea from Masada. This was the last stand of the Jews during the Bar Kochba revolt of 135.
Herod the great fortified Masada and created a luxurious palace for himself.
These are frescoes preserved from the first century.
This circular structure was part of the palace.
A commanding view.
Part of the elaborate bath system.
The caldarium which heated the water from below.
The exterior furnace.